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From Alberto Fernández (JIRA) <axis-...@ws.apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Created] (AXIS-2883) Insecure certificate validation CVE-2012-5784
Date Thu, 22 Nov 2012 23:26:57 GMT
Alberto Fernández created AXIS-2883:
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             Summary: Insecure certificate validation CVE-2012-5784
                 Key: AXIS-2883
                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/AXIS-2883
             Project: Axis
          Issue Type: Bug
    Affects Versions: 1.4
         Environment: All
            Reporter: Alberto Fernández
         Attachments: CVE-2012-5784.patch

See. 
http://www.cs.utexas.edu/~shmat/shmat_ccs12.pdf 

Using JSSE you must manually validate server name you're connecting to matches one of the
names provided by the certificate. So you can detect a man-in-the-middle type attack with
a valid certificate for other site. 

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-5784



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